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    A British National Observatory: The Building of the New Physical Observatory at Greenwich, 1889–1898.Rebekah Higgitt - 2014 - British Journal for the History of Science 47 (4):609-635.
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    Challenging Tropes: Genius, Heroic Invention, and the Longitude Problem in the Museum.Rebekah Higgitt - 2017 - Isis 108 (2):371-380.
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    Science and Sociability: Women as Audience at the British Association for the Advancement of Science, 1831–1901.Rebekah Higgitt & Charles W. J. Withers - 2008 - Isis 99 (1):1-27.
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    London 1600–1800: Communities of Natural Knowledge and Artificial Practice.Jim Bennett & Rebekah Higgitt - 2019 - British Journal for the History of Science 52 (2):183-196.
    This essay introduces a special issue of the BJHS on communities of natural knowledge and artificial practice in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century London. In seeking to understand the rise of a learned and technical culture within a growing and changing city, our approach has been inclusive in terms of the activities, people and places we consider worth exploring but shaped by a sense of the importance of collective activity, training, storage of information and identity. London's knowledge culture was formed by the (...)
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    David Aubin, Charlotte Bigg and H. Otto Sibum , The Heavens on Earth: Observatories and Astronomy in Nineteenth-Century Science and Culture. Durham, NC and London: Duke University Press, 2010. Pp. Xii+384. ISBN 978-0-8223-4640-1. £16.99. [REVIEW]Rebekah Higgitt - 2010 - British Journal for the History of Science 43 (4):613-614.
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    ‘Greenwich Near London’: The Royal Observatory and its London Networks in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries.Rebekah Higgitt - 2019 - British Journal for the History of Science 52 (2):297-322.
    Built in Greenwich in 1675–1676, the Royal Observatory was situated outside the capital but was deeply enmeshed within its knowledge networks and communities of practice. Scholars have tended to focus on the links cultivated by the Astronomers Royal within scholarly communities in England and Europe but the observatory was also deeply reliant on and engaged with London's institutions and practical mathematical community. It was a royal foundation, situated within one government board, taking a leading role on another, and overseen by (...)
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    Jeremiah Horrocks and Wilbur Applebaum , Venus Seen on the Sun: The First Observation of a Transit of Venus by Jeremiah Horrocks. Leiden: Brill, 2012. Pp. Xxiv+82. ISBN 978-90-04-22193-2. €99.00. [REVIEW]Rebekah Higgitt - 2013 - British Journal for the History of Science 46 (1):164-165.
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    Kurt Møller Pedersen and Peter de Clercq , An Observer of Observatories: The Journal of Thomas Bugge's Tour of Germany, Holland and England in 1777. Aarhus: Aarhus Universitetsforlag, 2010. Pp. Xxiv+220. ISBN 978-87-7934-311-5. £25.00. [REVIEW]Rebekah Higgitt - 2011 - British Journal for the History of Science 44 (4):597-598.
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    Louise Miskell, Meeting Places: Scientific Congresses and Urban Identity in Victorian Britain. Farnham: Ashgate, 2013. Pp. Xi+192. ISBN 978-1-4094-5237-9. £60.00. [REVIEW]Rebekah Higgitt - 2014 - British Journal for the History of Science 47 (4):737-738.
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    ‘Newton Dépossédé!’ The British Response to the Pascal Forgeries of 1867. [REVIEW]Rebekah Higgitt - 2003 - British Journal for the History of Science 36 (4):437-453.
    Between 1867 and 1869 Michel Chasles presented a series of manuscripts to the Académie des sciences, which suggested that Isaac Newton's claims to original discovery were unfounded. It quickly became apparent to the majority of the academicians that the manuscripts were forgeries, but Chasles was repeatedly allowed to state his case. This essay focuses on the responses to the affair from four British men of science: David Brewster, Augustus De Morgan, Robert Grant and Thomas Archer Hirst. It asks why they (...)
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    Patricia Fara, Newton: The Making of Genius. London, Basingstoke and Oxford: Macmillan, 2002. Pp. XVI+347. Isbn 0-333-90735-3. £20.00. [REVIEW]Rebekah Higgitt - 2003 - British Journal for the History of Science 36 (3):368-370.
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    Paola Govoni and Zelda Alice Franceschi , Writing About Lives in Science: Biography, Gender, and Genre. Goettingen: V & R Unipress, 2015. Pp. 287. ISBN 978-3-8471-0263-2. €44.99. [REVIEW]Rebekah Higgitt - 2016 - British Journal for the History of Science 49 (3):529-530.
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    Silke Ackermann, Richard L. Kremer and Mara Miniati , Scientific Instruments on Display. Leiden: Brill, 2014. Pp. Xxxiv + 231. ISBN 978-90-04-26439-7. £88.00. [REVIEW]Rebekah Higgitt - 2015 - British Journal for the History of Science 48 (4):697-699.
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